Why can't you franchise Haynesworth?

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by Mashed Potatoes, Jan 11, 2009.

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  1. Mashed Potatoes

    Mashed Potatoes Camp Fodder

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    I'm hazy on the rules here.
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  2. Chapparal97

    Chapparal97 Grumpy Old Fart

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    Because management agreed not to do again it if Al met certain performance goals. He met those goals.
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  3. A Fightin'Titan

    A Fightin'Titan Starter

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    IMO I thought it was a bad decision in the first place to allow that to happen. I understand I know nothing about front office and contracts and such ........



    but what would Albert do if we wouldn't agree to not franchise him again? Not play?

    I do hope we get him back though.
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    Chapparal97 Grumpy Old Fart

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    He'd probably hold out, get the league and players union involved thus creating bad blood. He then wouldn't want to play here anyway. Motivation gone.

    MR and and his agent have already begun talking. I'm gonna put faith in the FO that they get it handled........
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  5. Mashed Potatoes

    Mashed Potatoes Camp Fodder

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    That sucks for y'all, he's truly a difference maker out there.

    What are the chances that he re-signs in Tennessee?
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  6. Chapparal97

    Chapparal97 Grumpy Old Fart

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    Unlike many here, I think the odds are pretty good he'll stay. He may not get the dough he's looking for, but a young, up and coming team that may has Super Bowl potential will be intriguing to him. His shelf life is about half over, I don't think he'll be interested in a re-building team. He went through that already.
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  7. nickmsmith

    nickmsmith has the most poverty RB corp.

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    Haynesworth doesn't seem like the guy who is "team first." he's not going to take less money here than if someone else offered more. But he is a great player.
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  8. Gunny

    Gunny Lord and Master Tip Jar Donor

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    They were apparently close last season before the deadline passed. He went to college at Tennessee and played for the Titans all his life. I think he wants to stay.

    The only issue is his durability.
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  9. eTitan81

    eTitan81 Touchdown Titans

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    I think we should keep the guy. He is a play maker and why let a guy go that is great if not one of the best at his position. We have the money to keep him so why not do it?
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